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    Re: GPS Question
    From: Richard B. Langley
    Date: 2007 May 2, 09:38 -0300

    You would get the true position of the receiver, IF enough satellites with
    acceptable geometry and signal strength were in view. See:
    -- Richard Langley
    On Wed, 2 May 2007, Robert Eno wrote:
    >This is not an astro-navigation question but one which might interested some 
    of the list members out there.
    >A thought occurred to me over the weekend as I was tinkering with my new GPS
    >receiver (Garmin 76S): If a person were in orbit around the earth and outside
    >of the umbrella of the GPS satellites -- that is, outside of their sphere of
    >orbit -- what position would one's GPS receiver yield?
     Richard B. Langley                            E-mail: lang@unb.ca
     Geodetic Research Laboratory                  Web: http://www.unb.ca/GGE/
     Dept. of Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering    Phone:    +1 506 453-5142
     University of New Brunswick                   Fax:      +1 506 453-4943
     Fredericton, N.B., Canada  E3B 5A3
         Fredericton?  Where's that?  See: http://www.city.fredericton.nb.ca/
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